Kochi is a metropolitan city in Kerala which is densely populated and is also the largest urban agglomeration. It is a very busy city and is easily accessible through all modes of transportation. Kochi is a major business centre and there are many companies in this city. Many new companies are also being started every now and then, which brings the necessity of space for these companies. The real estate price in Kochi is increasing at rapid speed and there is no enough space for expansion. The demand for office rooms in Kochi is more with the opening of many IT companies. Over the past few years many business centers have been opened in Kochi including the IT Park named Infopark in Kakkanad, Cochin Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) etc.
The metropolitan areas of Kochi include the mainland Ernakulam, Fort Kochi, Edapally, Kalamassery, Kakkanad, Tripunithura and a group of islands scattered in the Vembanad Lake. People are interested in starting their businesses in the main areas of Kochi like Kakkanad, Kalamassery and Palarivattom because of reduced traffic, easier access to any means of transportation including the proximity to the Cochin Airport.
A new and easier method of opening an office in Kochi is the Virtual Office. Those who wish to start a small business or freelance works can take up a virtual office which is cheaper and reliable compared to the cost of setting a physical office.